Steve Bowers
EM 9104 | Published April 2015, Reviewed 2019


This field guide describes in detail the steps woodland landowners would take to build a large pond on their properties. The guide describes the planning, permitting and construction of the pond, and includes sections on maintaining and repairing woodland ponds. It also describes the aesthetic values and benefits to wildlife of woodland ponds.

About the authors

Steve Bowers
Extension forestery
Douglas County, Oregon State University

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